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Penn SBSI Coronavirus COVID-19 Update

The Social and Behavioral Science Initiative staff is working remotely to comply with University protocols as we navigate the COVID-19 virus. We have suspended all talks until further notice. We are still accepting grant applications.

Visit, the University’s dedicated coronavirus COVID-19 web page, for the latest updates.

Funding Opportunities For Graduate Students in SAS

Small Grants

The Initiative will accept applications for small grants that will fund experiments. Proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis for no more than $3,000 for graduate students and $750 dollars for undergraduate students, the bulk of which must be for participant payments.

Travel Stipend

The Initiative will fund a small number of grants to allow graduate students to present (poster or talk) at conferences or other institutions, as well as travel for purposes of conducting research. You must apply to this grant prior to travel and supply all receipts for reimbursement within the allotted amount awarded.  

Small Grant

Travel Stipend